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Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
, the justice deparrment sued &pphe gallup polling company. actually, it joined a lawsuit filed by michael lindley. llndley filed suit right after he michael lindley. lindley compann. actually, it the gallup polling justice 3speech.nt sued on august - ppeech. 3 on august 22nd, the justice departmeet sued the gallup polling company. actually, it joined a lawsuit filed by michael lindley. lindley filed suit right after he was fired from gallup. lindley ccaims gallup had overbilled vvrioussfederal agenciis for federal offices such as the u.s. mint, passport agency, energy and others spent tenss of millions of dollars on single-source, no-bid polling contracts is a conversation for another day. back to not unusual. but joining one that is over three years old without ew developments is rather oddd why did doj join at this time? connider this. on august 17th, ust days monthly unemployment report based on interviews of 30,000 adultss the data shows a steep rise in the august jjbless rate. gallup implied in its analysis thattif the august unemployment rate annnunced by the bureau
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that obama carried in 2008. romney is if striking distance. gallup has leading the challenger by 5 points but reports serious questions are now being raised about the gallup's organization credibility and what too know about the survey and look with a skeptical eye. former clinton advisor, dick morris. how are you? this is interesting. the justice department joined in an investigation into gullup after david axelrod accused them 6 using out of dated sampling methods. >> it was an lawsuit. a guy that worked on the obama campaign staff worked with gallup. after a year he blew the whistle and overcharged the federal government for the polling for the government. he sued them. the lawsuit just sat there and nobody moved. the government didn't do anything. then in april of 2012, april of this year, gallup came out with a poll that had romney four ahead. action ed elt rod telephoned gallup your survey and sample is wrong. come to the white house and tell us how you are doing your poll. gallup refused. axelrod and gallup with at loggerheads. a few weeks later the justice department moved to inte
Sep 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
-to-head with only a slight edge to obama. but it's important according to gallup poll, the one leading at this point usually wins. what's best for hillary? if she hopes to become president, is she better off if the barack obama wins or loses? if she sees the economy taking off, she wants barack obama for another term. if she sees a weak economy ahead, she wants romney to win. trish rebegan with us, a.p.a.j. hunt and politico's john harris. the president didn't say how his sec term would be different. opting instet to rouse the troops. >> our friends down in tampa at the republican convention were more than happy to talk about everything they think is wrong with america. all they had to offer is the same precipitations they've had for the last -- presippingses they've had for the last 0 -- prescriptions they've had for the last 30 years. deficit too high? tax cut. feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. [applause] chris: i had to tell you the democrats ended that week sky high. >> you've been to a lot of conventions, i have too, i've never seen
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Sep 11, 2012 1:00am PDT
to do that tonight to this audience? >> yes. i'm going to tell you, in fact, i will -- the gallup poll said 82% of catholics believe that a woman can practice contraception. that's not immoral. it is -- >> very different things. >> absolutely. >> majority of catholics believe -- >> bill: you are trying to pet fog the issue and combine contraception and abortion: answer my question is sandra fluke an extremist or not? >> not at all. 40% of catholics agree with caroline kennedy that abortion is not immoral. >> bill: that's wrong. 75% think it's immoral. that's the poll. >> i'm telling you, gallup -- i know gallup. >> bill: you are making stuff up here. i have got the poll right in front of me. 75%. >> i have got the gallup poll right here, my friend. gallup gallup gallup. >> i don't believe that i think you are reading it wrong. i think you are reading that gallup poll wrong. i don't have that gallup poll here. >> 40% of catholics belief that abortion is morally acceptable, bill. the reality is the laws that dictate of the pope and vatican change. used to say you couldn't eat meat on fri
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Sep 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
and an angry tweet from david axlerod. he tweeted that a gallup poll was fraud in the way it had been conducted. gallup suggested axlerod was trying to work the wrap and the charge was politically motivated. the doj jumps into a years' old lawsuit against gallup on something that is unrelated. chris wilson, the president of the texas republican party. chris, i want to start with you. how often is it people who don't like poll numbers from somewhere as important as the presidential campaign reach out and publicly denigrate a poll on its methodology and the what it was conducted. >> i don't think public denegration of the poll is unusual. the problem here is the way they went about doing it. they contacted guam and asked them to change their methodology and when they didn't the doj joins this lawsuit. it shows you how quickly obama is ready to jump to chicago-style politics. gallup is one of the most trusted organizations in america and they are part of the media. what obama is trying to do is influence the media by using the department of justice. that's frightening for all of us. shannon: the "
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Sep 22, 2012 11:30am PDT
the gallup poll is essentially tied. how do you explain that contradiction. the gallup poll is one doing this for decades and tracks daul daul-- daily on a daily basis. >> a lot of difference for the polls, paul, is in the democrat versus republican balance in the sample. in 2008, according to exit polls, there were seven points more democrats in the lelectorae than republicans. in 2010, no difference. in 2004, no difference. so a lot of the difference in these polls depends upon what you assume the electorate will look like. many of the polls with the biggest leads for obama are counting on the 2008, plus 7 democratic ballot. >> paul: a big gap. >> i don't think that's going to happen. it's a big gap. i don't think it's going to happen, never happened before in the last 14 years. >> paul: so do you follow gallop or do you think that the average of the poll, real clear politics average is the right -- which number is the best to look at for people who care on a daily basis. >> i think the best to look at is the average of credible professionally done polls and you've mentioned several ri
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Sep 10, 2012 2:00pm PDT
keep buying dog toys, your dog eats it. >> dana: helping retail sales. >> eric: talk about gallup. gallup has a poll out today saying that president obama has a five-point lead over mitt romney. a big change from a couple of weeks ago, couple of months ago. what is going on there? >> kimberly: you just have to take a look at it, take a moment, because it does raise the question as you recall back in april, jay carney sent out a tweet essentially criticizing gallup and their methodology. and at that point, romney was five points ahead. now you see a reversal of unusual fortune in the polling. of course, there was also a lawsuit threatened by the department of justice to investigate gallup. >> bob: keep this in mind. rasmussen who tepid to lean republican also saw a big jump for barack obama. gallup, this is 3,000 surveys so the margin of error is very little. they do a daily tracking poll. the answer is very simply, which you wouldn't buy, the democratic convention did more for barack obama than the republican did for mitt romney. >> dana: i agree. if you think about it, convention
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Sep 11, 2012 3:00am PDT
by the president's department of justice. coincidence in will the controversy hurt gallup? these numbers were not favorable to axelrod's boss and called up gall up why don't you come over here and talk about your methodology . it sounds as if he was trying to intim date gallup and so the next time the poll came out it is in their favor. >> that's what gallup thought was going on. they decided not to hear from obama and axelrod and lecture gallup about the class he had in college rather went forward with the same way they have done the sampling very successfully. and from that a few months later, they get hit from a department of the justice a lawsuit which is frightening from the stand point of what i do and thousands of poiling firms that do if we release negative numbers for the president will we be hit with a lawsuit? it is a treasured freedom is frightening how quickly chicago style politics is to go attack it 92 the department of justice said it is unrelated and the lawsuit alleges that depaulup overcharged for polling that was done. it would send a shiver down the spine of polling. gall
Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
nd, the justice departmenttsued the gallup pooling company. actually, it joined a lawsuit filed by michael lindley. lindley lindley claims gallup had s - overbilled various federal agencies for olling services. &p that ffderal offices succ as theeu.s. mint, passport agenny, energy and others dollars on single-source, no-bid polling contracts is a conversation for another day. back to lindley's lawsuit. doj joining an existing lawsuit is not unusual. but joining one that is over three years old without new developments is rather odd. why did doj join at this time? consider this. on auuust 11th, just days earlier gallup released its monthly unemployment report based on interviews of 30,000 adults. the datt shows aasteep rise in the august jobless rate. gallup implied in its analysis that if the august unemployment rate announced by the bureau of labor statistics doesn't have a "substantial" increaseethen someone is fiddling with the numbers. ii the doj being used to silence media organizatioos that hold the obama administration accountable? we may soon know more. the august
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
? first controversy between the gallup polling agency and the obama administration campaign. they're being sued for overcharging the government for polling done for some federal agencies. but some say the lawsuit is revenge because gallup has not been that kind to president obama. kind tore mitt romney. here now, kimberly guilfoyle and lis weil. >> any merit? >> this will go nowhere. whistle blower fired by gallup in 2009 suddenly turned around and said they're doing all this wrong. misclaiming files, overcharging the government. 2009, bill. now in 2012, suddenly after those polls came out putting romney ahead, oh, now gallup is finding they want to sue? >> it seems hard to believe that the obama administration would be that petty to use the justice department to punish gallup, a respected polling agency. look, if the whistle blow be has hard data -- >> that's my point. three years don't you think they would have found that? >> bill: i don't know. >> this seems to be ridiculous. this is someone if you investigate the background of michael linley, he is someone who works for the obama campa
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Sep 7, 2012 9:20am EDT
gallup poll. wait until you hear what he said the gallup. what he said to gallup employees, that will be new at 10. back to nicole, please. intel shares, now, they're way down in early going, tell me why. >> they are, down over 3 prers and obviously weighing on the dow jones industrial average and talking so much about winners and intel is not one of them. they're cutting the revenue outlook and going forward and talking about a tough macroeconomic environment and down 3%. they're not the number one loser in the dow, that's kraft. kraft came out with guidance for 2013 and looking at the north american business and the cash flow, and a disappointment. so, down 4 1/2%. >> by the way, nicole, i've seen amazon cross at 2.55 now, did you say earlier that somebody wanted-- expect it had to go to 2.81? >> i did and i actually got another analyst, lazard, who is at 300 price target. lazard at a 300 price target. stuart: a bidding war. time is money, 30 seconds worth of what else, what we're watching for you today. eva longoria, the democrats answer to clint eastwood. she wants to p
Sep 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
the gallup numbers later and as our team points out, it may have obama feeling confident after struggling this weekend to answer the question are you better off now than you were four years ago. team obama trying to get on one message, one accord, as they head into their convention. >> are we better off today than we were four years ago when president obama was elected? >> absolutely. by any measure, the country has moved forward over the past four years. >> america is better off today than they left us when they left. let me just sum it up this way, folks. you want to know whether we're better off, i have a little bumper sticker for you, osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! >> so the big push to answer this question comes after the romney campaign pushed maryland governor martin o'maley's response this weekend as an admission by democrats that things are not better. >> can you honestly say that people are better off today than they were four years ago? >> no, but that's not the question of this election. >> now, the governor later back tracked saying we are better off now
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Sep 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. is a larger context. gallup poll says a record number of americans, 60% don't trust the media. highest percentage since they have been keeping track of the poll. that might explain why in the middle of 200 news stories, romney is did dead and done for, romney is creeping up in the polls. gallup has hen him high tied. he has been going up for two weeks. it does suggest that dynamic of on 60% of americans don't trust media. the if they are pounding on the romney, romney must be okay. >> they must have decided the redistribution comment wasn't the story. maybe you can say because it happened 14 years ago. >> did it happen 14 years ago? the man has a record we can certainly look at. sorry. >> it got six and a half minutes of coverage over 8 stories on sorted of the big three networks. in the meantime, they devoted 88 minutes of coverage to romney's hidden camera video. >> this is an instance which you have the man who wants to be the president of all of us saying that half of the voters don't count. >> half the voters aren't paying taxes. >> let's go to that point. >> referring to them as
Sep 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
. romney's 47% comment forced his campaign into days of damage control but a "usa today" gallup poll found 53% of independent voters found romney's comments will make no difference. 29% are less likely and 15% are more likely. susan mcginnis is following it from washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we did not hear before this hispanic audience romney mention that 47% number. on wednesday it was all about romney saying his campaign is about 100% of america. mitt romney tried to court the hispanic vote wednesday at a rally in miami. >> this party is the natural home for hispanic-americans because this is the party of opportunity and hope. ours is the party that will bring a brighter future. our party is the party of greatness. this is why hispanic-americans will join this campaign. we'll win because we'll get the support of you and your friends. >> reporter: he answered questions about immigration on univision. a spanish language tv network. >> i'm not in favor of a deportation, massive deportation rounding up 12 million people and taking them out of the country. >> reporter:
Sep 4, 2012 2:00am PDT
.m. eastern on msnbc. >>> well elsewhere according to the latest gallup poll, republican presidential candidate mitt romney's acceptance speech at the gop convention in tampa last week scored a record low with americans. only 38% of americans surveyed rated romney's speech as excellent or good, the lowest rating of any of the eight speeches gallup has tested since bob dole's gop acceptance speech in 1996. 16% rated the romney address as poor or terrible. >>> it has been a week since isaac slammed into the gulf coast and still, tens of thousands of people are in the dark. while crews have been working around the clock to restore electricity, utilities report more than 40,000 customers are powerless in louisiana. low-lying areas are still under water and now a triple-digit forecast could make an already difficult clean-up even more miserable, unfortunately. >>> here's your first look at other news going on around america. in california dramatic pictures a fire tornado. in the angeles national forest. wildfires are known to create their own wind conditions. 1,000 campers and visitors wer
Sep 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
right. tracie potts for us in charlotte. tracie, thanks so much. >>> according to the latest gallup poll they asked last week, scored a record low with americans. only 38% of americans surveyed rated romney's speech as excellent or good. that's the lowest of any speeches gallup tested since bob dole's accepted gop speech in 1966. 16% rated the romney address as poor or terrible. >>> elsewhere, it has been one week since isaac slammed into the gulf coast, and still tens of thousands are in the dark. while crews have been working around the clock to restore electricity, utilities report more than 100,000 customers are powerless in louisiana, mississippi, and arkansas. in louisiana, some low-lying areas are still under water. and now a triple-digit forecast could make app already difficult clean-up even more miserable. >>> well, now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in california, take a look at these dramatic pictures of what's being called a fire tornado. more than 4,000 acres have burned in the angeles national forest and wildfires like this one are
Sep 3, 2012 6:30am EDT
that you're better off today than when he took office ruers gallup poll shows the race is a dead heat and another poll after the republican convention that showed romney with a slight lead now shows the two are tied. with two months until election day. in tampa -- >> in tampa paul ryan said without leadership why should the next four years be any different from the last four years. barack obama has to answer the question. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama arrives today and mitt romney is using this week to prepare for the upcoming debates. brandy hitt abc news charlotte. >>> isaac is finished with the gulf coast but it left behind plenty damage and a huge cleanup job. abc2 news sherrie johnson joins us with a story of how it's going to be severe the clean upand the political areas in the area. >> reporter: that's right. today president obama will be in the new orleans area to meet with officials and tour flood damaged areas. his republican rival mitt romney did the same on friday. this morning, parts of the state are still flooded and thousandsof people are still unable to return
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Sep 7, 2012 12:00am EDT
conventions usually lead to a boost for the candidate. gallup has run afoul of the candidate. but the gallup poll has run afoul of the obama justice department. what happens next? bill will take that up with the "a ♪ lou: joining us now from the democratic national convention in charlotte, campaign strategists fox is political analyst, democrat joe to be. good to have you with us. we appreciate you being with us. i know it's a busy night down there. let's start with last night, if i may. i want to get your reaction to the slick willie that is used as an appellation. he was working magic. >> was working a lot of magic. the big thing he has his credibility on the economy. most people remember the recession, turning it around, job growth, balancing the budget, cutting -- you know, producing a surplus. for him to sit there and say, look, i am here to tell you that not me, not any predecessor could have fixed a broken economy that barack obama was giving. that has credibility with a lot of people out there. i think this speech at the market. lou: you have to be heartbroken if you missed my jock
Sep 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of the polls, and look at this, nearly two weeks ago just before the republican convention, the gallup poll showing governor romney at 47%, president obama at 46%. this evening, gallup's tracking poll has obama at 49%, romney, 44%, the president there opening a five-point lead, but that lead is still razor thin, and the romney campaign knows it. so tonight we hear something from governor romney. after repeatedly saying he'd repeal obama care, now we learn what parts of the president's law he likes. with 58 days to go now as "your voice, your vote," and abc's david kerley at the white house tonight. >> reporter: it is mitt romney's mantra, repeated nearly daily. >> we're going to get rid of obama care. we're going to stop it on day one. we're going to replace it with something better. >> reporter: so this morning, surprise when it sounded like the republican was changing positions. >> i'm not getting rid of all of health care reform. of course, there are a number of things that i like in health care reform that i'm going to put in place, one is to make sure that those with pre-existing condi
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
percent and ke sure that i become the next preside. >> tnguthols yesterday, mitt romney cited gallup and rasmussen, a couple of national polls that says the numbers are even. >> wait, willie, i don't understand. why would he cite the gallup poll, which iould usually cite the glup poll if i were a reblican candidate becau the gallupoll llit 's the current gallup poll looking like? >> well, there's the daily gallup tracking poll showing president obama up six points in the points. maybe he wanted to focus on rasmussen. >> maybe rasmussen. john heilema, yo hear a lot of peoploteople ie thmnamn because they know they're in trouble, and they're focused on it, and i think that's a good sign. but you talk to -- you hear a lot of people on talk radio, and you watch certain cable news channels, and ey're screeching about how the polls are rigged. romn's people know they're in wnut t in ohio.ght? even the fox news poll shows romney losing in a lot of these swing states. they understand they're in trouble. do they believe they've got a chance to rn it around? >> they do and they do. they know t
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Sep 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
bounced. what is going on? >> depends on what poll you look at. i like to trust the gallup daily tracker has him up six points. another poll had him up only two or three points, you like the ones well in the lead and abc news, excuse me if i may. just for a second. i will allow me to utter a few words. you don't trust the "abc news/washington post poll" that show him a point a part. >> i trust all the polls. average them all together. clear average will have them neck and neck throughout. but only polls that matter are state polls. i have him up five points in ohio. >> dismissing everything? lou: you're happy -- >> even though the "gallup poll" -- >> if you guys want to pretend there is santa claus for couple more months. >> obama administration is suing "gallup poll." did you realize that. >> yes, they are. because they do not --. lou: by the way you made yourself a friendly witness on behalf of gal lup against the obama administration. >> i charge 1500 bucks a an hour. lou: they will need a little support when it comes to not only the court but the court of public opinion. this stateme
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Sep 7, 2012 2:00pm PDT
'm normal, you are not. >> dana: you're both so incredibly good looking. >> bob: can i make a point? gallup came out today and showed for the first time obama is now over 50%. since the bin laden. it's been how many months? 17 months. he did get a bounce out of the conventionment romney did not. he is now ahead of romney beyond the staistical margin of error. i don't care what you think, the american people think democrats had a better convention and so do i. it was obvious -- >> dana: it doesn't matter. the con vention doesn't matter after today -- the convention doesn't matter after today. >> kimberly: eric, you migh might -- >> eric: you talked about the labor participation and end up with we had a better convention than you did. >> kimberly: that is what he does. nenee, nee nearbyr, neener. day when it comes to firing up the base, that's the draw. >> bob: it may be true. i think it's so low and those people are not voting, half of them. the other half, split evenly. it is about getting the base turned out. >> kimberly: there was a huge expectation going in because he is a great oratro h
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